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  • Book Launch Date and Location coming soon! Take control of potentially destructive workplace conflict and transform it into a driving force for creativity, innovation, and meaningful change. AVAILABLE September 2, 2014 ISBN: 9780544148390 Pre-Order at www.makingconflictwork.com Every workplace is a minefield of conflict, and each day brings new challenges. How do you launch a new […]
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  • Congratulations 2014 Graduates!!!   Summer 2014 Course Schedule Fall 2014 Course Schedule
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  • This year’s International Society of Justice Research (ISJR) interdisciplinary conference on social justice and morality will be held from June 19-22, 2014 on the campus of New York University. The MD-ICCCR is co-sponsoring the conference along with NYU’s Prof. John Jost and the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Program at Columbia’s School of Continuing Ed. MD-ICCCR faculty […]
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  • IACM 2014 Conference The IACM 2014 conference will be held in Leiden, The Netherlands July 4-7. 2014 Conference Team Etty Jehn, IACM President Remi Ayoko, Program Chair Wolfgang Steinel and Fieke Harinck, Local Arrangements Co-Chairs. Mission The International Association for Conflict Management was founded to encourage scholars and practitioners to develop and disseminate theory, research, and […]
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Blog

  • by Jen Hull Have you ever been involved in a conflict you just couldn’t imagine being resolved? In other words, a conflict that was so entrenched, you felt hopeless? Researchers studying the role of emotions in the context of intractable (lengthy, all-encompassing, and possibly violent) conflicts have begun to look at the emotion of hope […]
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  • by Peter T. Coleman Given the often overwhelming complexity of many social networks involved in well-intentioned initiatives – reducing urban violence, peacemaking in communities, peacebuilding in nations – one wonders how and if anything ever gets accomplished. In a ground breaking new approach published in a recent edition of the American Psychologist, dynamic network theory […]
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  • by Peter T. Coleman What do dance partners, choirs, marching bands, reciting the pledge of allegiance and religious chanting have in common? They all suggest that synchronizing activities facilitate bonding and mutual support among the participants involved. In a series of studies conducted at Stanford, researchers found that people walking in step with each other, […]
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  • by Lauren Catenacci Do you remember the last time you negotiated? How did you strategize your first offer? If you are like most people, you probably made a round offer to your negotiation partner offering “ballpark” numbers like $1500 instead of $1485. Many people use rounded offers in negotiations, but recent research suggests that they […]
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Multimedia

  • Naira Musallam, Complexity Science Date Broadcast: Tue, 17 Jun 2014 Researcher and conflict educator Naira Musallam discusses conflict dynamics in Israel, Palestine, Iraq, and Syria, and explains how chaos theory can help mediators better understand conflict zones. John Barkat: UN Ombuds Program Date Broadcast: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 Peter Coleman interviews John Barkat, Assistant Secretary-General […]
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  • Brothers bickering over blocks. Sisters arguing about the seating arrangement. Friends fighting over broken promises. Disagreements are natural part of life, but kids aren’t born with the tools to effectively handle conflict. “Kids fight over many of the same things adults do, but with more raw intensity,” says Peter Coleman, Ph.D., professor of psychology and […]
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  • Post by International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (ICCCR). Peter T. Coleman (Editor), Morton Deutsch (Editor), Eric C. Marcus (Editor) Available here Written for both the seasoned professional and the student who wants to deepen their understanding of the processes involved in conflicts and their knowledge of how to manage them constructively, this book […]
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  • Date Broadcast: April 15, 2014 For this month’s collaboration with The Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4), Professor Peter Coleman interviewed Jaqueline Klopp about the 2013 Kenyan Elections. For more episodes, go to Peace and Conflict at Columbia: Conversations from the Leading-Edge (WKCR 89.9 FM)  
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Profiles

  • Caitlin is currently our work study at the MD-ICCCR. She is responsible for supporting both students and professors with courses offered by the center. Caitlin is an EdM student in Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College with a special interest in educational leadership, critical pedagogy, and conflict resolution in schools. She is also pursuing the […]
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  • Senior Vice President, The Fortune Society Stanley Richards has worked in the Criminal Justice field for over 25 years. His work with inmates started while incarcerated in a New York State prison, where he worked as the inmate Director of Pre-Release.  Stanley’s professional experience began in 1991 at The Fortune Society, where he initially worked […]
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  • ICCCR Instructor, Teachers College Robert M. Anderson is a consultant and trainer with 25 years’ experience in the field of international human resources development. His work has taken him to organizations in 30 countries. Drawing on the theory and methods of adult learning and conflict resolution, he designs and delivers active-learning workshops, adapting the content […]
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  • MD-ICCCR Project Coordinator Elizabeth Hernandez is the Project Coordinator at the International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Spanish from the University of Arizona. As an undergraduate, she traveled to Hermosillo, Mexico to research the psychology of life histories at the University of Sonora. In 2011, she […]
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